The Regina Thunder wrapped up the regular season with a 69-18 victory in Edmonton over the Wildcats Sunday afternoon. The Thunder finish with a 5-4 record and will play Saskatoon in a PFC semi-final to start the playoffs. The Wildcats went 0-9 and will miss the post season.
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QB Brock Sich, in his first career start, threw for 352 yards and five touchdowns for the Thunder on Sunday. Kris Calcutt and Levi Paul caught two touchdowns a piece while Victor St. Pierre-Laviolette ran for 155 yards and a major.
Defensively, DB Taylor Meyer had three interceptions. Marcus Hall took an interception 42 yards back for a touchdown and Ethan Englot and Robbie Lowes also picked off the Wildcats quarterback. In total the Thunder forced seven turnovers, six on interceptions.
Regina outscored Edmonton 17-0 in the first quarter and then 31-0 in the second to lead 48-0 at the half. The Thunder added seven more in the third quarter to make it a 55-0 game. The Wildcats scored all of their 18 points in the final quarter but the Thunder were too much in this one in a 69-18 win.
The Thunder (5-4) now turn their focus to the PFC semi-finals, Sunday in Saskatoon against the Hilltops (8-1). The Thunder went 0-2 against Saskatoon during the regular season, losing both by a combined six points.